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Best Buy has the lowest price on the Apple Watch Series 5 for Cyber Week

As big smartwatch brands like Samsung and Apple continue to release new and improved watches year after year, many of the last-gen models start to see some enormous price cuts during the holiday season. Now that Cyber Week is coming to an end, most of those top sales on older smartwatches have disappeared into thin air. Fortunately, Best Buy is still offering discounts on the Apple Watch Series 5 for its latest Cyber Week sale. This is the lowest price we’ve found anywhere online today for this watch, but we’ve also found a discount on the latest iPad and MacBook Air as well if you’re looking for more Apple tech.

We gave the Apple Watch Series 5 an almost perfect review, and it’s not hard to see why once you have it on your wrist and connected to your phone. Its stylish design, always-on display, and fitness features make the best smartwatch to buy in 2019. If you’re already a proud owner of an iPhone or a pair of Apple Airpods, then the latest WatchOS device is the next logical step for you. As far as we can tell, Best Buy is one of the only online retailers still offering a sale on its stock with a discounted price of just $384 right now.

It should also be noted that the discount is only available on the standard GPS model. If you want a watch that will still be able to receive calls, texts, and alerts while you’re away from your phone, you’ll want to pick up the cellular version.

Apple Watch Series 5 vs. Series 4: Which one should you buy?

The Series 5 is the best Apple Watch you can buy right now, but it’s not the only model in the lineup. Even at a discount, the Series 5 is still $35 more than the Series 4 at Best Buy, and when you stack the two watches up side-by-side they aren’t all that different from each other. So if you’re trying to decide, here are a few key differences to keep in mind:

The Series 5 comes with an always-on display

The measurements and design between the two smartwatch models are almost exactly the same, with the one key difference in appearance being the always-on display.  The body of the latest generation watch is also made of 100% recycled aluminum, but that isn’t obvious in the overall aesthetic. If you don’t care about either of these add-ons, however, then you don’t need to pay the extra cost of the most premium Apple smartwatch.

The Series 5 has a few new hidden features

Unlike the Series 4, the latest model comes with a few extra tricks up its sleeve. With an internal compass, the new S5 processor, and a much larger storage capacity, the latest model still takes the crown in overall features. If you don’t need all of those additional bells and whistles, however, then the Series 4 and Series 3 watches should suit you just fine.

The Series 4 is still cheaper, but not by much

Despite the few differences the Apple Watch Series 5 provides, it’s still not that much different than the Series 4 when it comes to overall performance. So if you’re looking to save as much money as possible this Christmas, there’s no harm in going with last-gen Apple tech.

Looking for more Apple deals? We’ve found iPhone discounts, iPad sales, and even more Apple Watch deals for you to browse this holiday season.

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